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The perfect venue has good bones and reflects the general feel you want for your wedding, be it modern, rustic, vintage, or regal, but finding the right one can be challenging. The good news is that there are plenty of amazing venues to be had, you just need to know where to look. We've rounded up 28 incredible venues from around the world to make your search a little easier. Check out our endless list of incredible venues right here to search by location. From intimate elopements and micro-weddings to large celebrations, we've got something on this list for everyone–happy scrolling!

Once you've locked down your venue, it's time to perfect your vision, here's an article that breaks down the 3 key pieces to a successful wedding design. If do decide to go with a small guest list, here is a complete etiquette guide to micro-weddings.

1. CHâTEAU CHALLAIN 


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Venue: Château Challain 

Location: Challain-la-Potherie, France 

Guests: Sleeps 50, up to 120 for indoor festivities, and endless outdoor possibilities 

Château Challain is a stunning Neo-Gothic castle located in the western Loire Valley. Open for one-of-a-kind events, hosting luxurious weddings and events all year round. Château Challain can accommodate 50 guests in its luxury suites, 120 people for inside dining, and endless possibilities for exterior dining and entertainment. One of the best intimate wedding venues in France for everything from romantic elopements to luxury destination weddings. The cuisine is amazing, the vendors that they use in their packages are some of the best in the business.

2. L&L FARM 


27 Unique Wedding Venues You Need To See

Venue: L&L Farm 

Location: Nashville, Tennessee 

Your guests will feel welcome at this picturesque farm for your special event from the moment they arrive. The main event space is an award-winning barn wedding venue, where elegance meets southern charm. The loft’s large windows provide the perfect lighting for those gorgeous indoor shots. The oversized bar is easily accessible from the barn as well as the courtyard. This is sure to please your guests, whether they are enjoying dinner in the barn or dancing the night away in the courtyard. Even though the barn is temperature-controlled, it has an amazing indoor/outdoor vibe that is an open concept to enjoy the gentle breezes that the TN weather brings. A groom’s room is located within the barn and the bridal suite is a restored white modern farmhouse. Yes, ladies, you get a whole house to get ready, celebrate, and plenty of room to relax. What truly sets them apart, is all of the unique photography spots including the stone tunnels constructed in 1889, a beautiful creek with an arched bridge, and two barns from the 19th century. You and your guests will truly have an unforgettable experience that they will be talking about for years to come.

3. GVE WEDDINGS 


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Venue: GVE Weddings

Location: Volterra, Pisa, Italy 

Guests: Sleeps 22 and Hosts up to 150 

Country Relais & Spa Le Capanne is a 100+-year-old farmhouse located in the heart of Tuscany. It is a peaceful and private oasis with 100 acres of land adjacent to a natural reserve, offering 360-degree views of Tuscany's rolling hills and sunsets. The venue sleeps 22 guests across 9 en-suite bedrooms and can host events outdoors for up to 150 people. The owners have been specializing in destination weddings for over 35 years. The venue has WiFi and air conditioning throughout, an indoor jacuzzi, an in-ground pool and pool house, an original wood-burning pizza oven, and a built-in bbq and firepit. With a 24-hour concierge service, they provide everything their clients need on demand. 

4. CHANDON 


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Venue: Chandon 

Location: Yountville, California 

Guests: 350+ 

Chandon has spaces suitable for both large and small parties, with their largest space, Chandon Garden, accommodating 350+ guests for dinner. While they are most known for their outdoor spaces, they do also offer indoor and covered spaces for events. In 2021, they brought the talented Chef Juan Cabrera. They also have a Mixologist on staff, who crafts seasonal sparkling cocktail recipes for their events. Ingredients grown onsite at their Yountville property are often utilized in both the culinary and mixology program.

5. CROOK POINT 


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Venue: Crook Point 

Location: Pistol River, Oregon 

Guests: Up to 300 

For a quintessentially Pacific Northwest destination venue, look no further than Crook Point in Pistol River, Oregon. With multiple outdoor venue locations to choose from on over 3,000 acres of historic family-owned land, Crook Point offers something perfect for every couple. A private beach is available for small, intimate elopement ceremonies, while three unique lawns offer stunning views of the Southern Oregon coastline for micro weddings and large receptions. Their nearby eight rental homes are ideal for both before, during, or after the wedding, which allows you to spend as much time as possible on this blissfully scenic ranch that you won't want to leave! 

6. KENTLANDS MANSION 


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Venue: Kentlands Mansion 

Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland 

Guests: 100+ 

Celebrate your nuptials at Kentlands Mansion! The Georgian-style house boasts 11,032 square feet of flexible banquet space, including four gathering rooms, dressing rooms, and an intimate garden and lawn for outdoor events. Kentlands Mansion is conveniently located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, with easy access to I-270, I-200, nearby hotels, dining, and shopping. 

7. VILLA PUNTO DE VISTA


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Venue: Villa Punto de Vista

Location: Puntarenas Province, Quepos, Costa Rica

Your destination wedding private resort–perched above the golden sands and sprinkled islets of Costa Rica’s hurricane-free Manuel Antonio Bay, 10-bedroom Villa Punto de Vista and 8-bedroom Villa la Isla offer idyllic venues for your exclusive destination wedding, anniversary, or vow renewal. Their luxury services and on-site venues have the feel of a five-star hotel with the amenities of an exclusive resort while offering the intimacy of a secluded villa. They make travel easy and their concierge plans every travel detail for you and assists with overflow accommodations in nearby Manuel Antonio hotels and villas–some even within walking distance! When it comes to wedding planning, you can choose from several event planners with experience working at their villas, which will make wedding planning easier.

8. REDWOOD RANCH 


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Venue: Redwood Ranch 

Location: Three Rivers, California 

Guests: Sleeps 20, Up to 250 

Private wilderness river ranch on 190 acres of world-class swimming holes. Their cozy, converted barn has been completely renovated and is perfect for weddings. The Barn can sleep up to 20 (they recommend 16) and they also allow up to 80 campers. While they specialize in small elopements, they can host weddings with up to 250 guests. Redwood Ranch is located four miles from the southern gate of Sequoia National Park with great hiking trails, high mountain meadows, and giant groves of Sequoia trees. This is a working ranch with cattle, horses, donkeys, peacocks, chickens, an orchard, and an organic greenhouse. They have an occasional bear and deer wandering through as well as foxes, raccoons, and birds galore! Take an exhilarating dip in one of their several massive swimming holes along the extensive riverfront where you can relax in total seclusion with the mountains surrounding you.

9. MILL POND ESTATE 


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Venue: Mill Pond Estate 

Location: Tampa Bay, Florida 

Guests: Up to 150 

Mill Pond Estate is an outdoor wedding venue for stylish dreamers and romantics. Located on 18 acres and just 20 minutes east of Tampa Bay, FL, you'll fall in love with their open-air venues surrounded by untouched beauty. They serve ALL couples and especially connect with those who value quality experiences, natural spaces, and creating a memorable celebration for those they love. 

10. WINTER WHITE BARN


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Venue: Winter White Barn

Location: Temecula, California

At the Winter White Barn, Temecula’s premier white barn wedding venue, you’ll be embraced with love and attention to detail. Together with their talented team, you can create the wedding of your dreams.

11. RIVERVIEW MANOR


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Venue: Riverview Manor

Location: Hurt, Virginia

Guests: Up to 250

Twenty miles south of Lynchburg, Riverview Manor is an estate established in 1757. With sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and rolling countryside, Riverview Manor specializes in highly designed ceremonies, receptions, and special events. At Riverview Manor, they offer a variety of locations and options to ensure your wedding, reception, or event is catered towards your wants. Their traditional ceremony site can accommodate up to 250 guests, offering stunning views, beautiful gardens, and several fountains. In addition to their traditional site, they offer the option of a ceremony set-up anywhere on their 197-acre estate. You can be as extravagant or as simple in plans as you chose. To assist you with all of your planning needs, they are happy to recommended vendors in the area.

12. THE CLAYTON HOUSE 


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Venue: The Clayton House 

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona 

Guests: Up to 350 

Begin your story at The Clayton House, where they promise to make your vision their vow. It’s a one-of-a-kind wedding venue with over 13,500 square feet of customizable space, featuring vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and millwork, plenty of natural light, and a unique blend of modern and rustic accents. You and up to 350 guests will have the entire venue to yourselves on your big day. They offer three beautiful spaces to accommodate every aspect of this life event. The Rafters space is perfect for an intimate rehearsal dinner or a charming ceremony space to gather with your closest friends and family. Host your cocktail hour under twinkling bistro lights on the covered porch, that connects to the lounge and bar via a full wall of sliding glass doors. The reception space, The Great Room, is a blank canvas, allowing you to create your own vision, from simple and elegant to glamorous and whimsical. Hang bistro lights from the ceiling for a starry night effect, or use their soaring white wall to project your monogram and wedding date. Their team of experienced and caring wedding pros is there for you from the moment you book with them to the moment you say, “I do”. 

13. THE COLUMNS


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Venue: The Columns

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana

Guests: Up to 200 

Capture the charm of New Orleans in this iconic, one-of-a-kind mansion. Built in 1883 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, the hotel is located on the historic St. Charles Avenue Streetcar Line and offers a striking and unique setting that ensures a truly memorable experience. Whether seeking a wedding, private meal, conference, or family gathering, they are experts in making your wedding a memorable experience. Their restored period rooms can accommodate events up to 200 people. Event spaces can be rented separately or combined with the beautifully landscaped terrace and porch for larger events to create your own Southern oasis. Their newly renovated guest rooms, upper guest lounge, and balcony can also be added for a true one-of-a-kind experience.

14. Maple Shade 1785 


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Venue: Maple Shade 1785 

Location: Delhi, New York 

Guests: Up to 200 

The bucolic setting of the farm at Maple Shade 1785 nestled in the Catskill mountains with sweeping landscapes will take your breath away. Your guests will enjoy an authentic space with all the personalized details you are dreaming of. When you book your wedding at Maple Shade 1785, you are getting more than just an incredible venue, you are getting a team of people led by owners Jay & Abby Wilson who will be laser-focused on making your day perfect. Working with Maple Shade 1785 means you are getting personalized service, coordination, and planning as well as multiple options on the property for exactly where you want your ceremony and reception to take place. Choose from their large collection of accessories and they offer onsite floral design services as well.

15. AVON HILL LODGE


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Venue: Avon Hill Lodge

Location: Howardsville, Virginia

Guests: Sleeps 44, Up to 150

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Avon Hill Lodge is a laid-back, yet luxurious wedding and vacation destination offering a full weekend of wedding experiences. Choose from four beautiful outdoor ceremony locations to say, "I do", celebrate in their newly opened refurbished event barn, and relax in their onsite overnight accommodations for up to 44 of your closest family and friends. Each wedding reservation is for 48 hours, giving you the time you deserve to create an unforgettable experience. Avon Hill Lodge is hugged by the Rockfish River and is surrounded by the beautiful mountains making it the perfect destination to enjoy the outdoors while still enjoying the modern conveniences of their spaces. Their newest space, Bruce’s Barn, is a refined, private, and modern event space that is perfect for weddings of all sizes. Bruce’s Barn has been fully reimagined and renovated from the ground up, adding modern amenities and finishes without forgetting its century-old characteristics from its original structure and design. The two-story venue is completely climate controlled and ADA accessible. The main floor of the barn is 2,300 square feet and can accommodate 150 guests for a seated dinner. Additional features include 600 square feet of second-floor lofts overlooking the main floor, an expansive 1,100 square foot wrap-around deck, chandeliers and bistro lighting, three sets of glass double doors, a covered entrance, and more.

16. Roblar Winery and Vineyards


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Venue: Roblar Winery and Vineyards

Location: Santa Ynez, California

Guests: Up to 200

Located in the amazing Santa Barbara wine country, Roblar Winery and Vineyards sits on 20 acres of vineyard that produces estate wines and locally-sourced food for an epic celebration with friends and family. Start the evening on their breath-taking Twin Oak Terrace with a glass of bubbly, overlooking a sea of vines, followed by the ceremony and cocktail hour right there in the vineyard. For dinner, move to the main lawn for an amazing farm-to-table menu under the wide-open Santa Ynez sky. After dinner, the Wisteria Pergola is ready for lounging with its signature stone fireplace and bubbling fountain, and the adjacent Bottle Room is perfect for dancing, cake cutting, and the party you’ve been dreaming about! The Winery accommodates up to 200 guests in multiple elegantly-rustic spaces that utilize the whole property, with no shortage of jaw-dropping photo backdrops. There’s a small bridal room for slipping into your dress, and the Potting Shed for a sweet and private first look. What sets us apart are the gorgeous redwood buildings surrounded on all sides by the vineyard and a truly foodie experience that takes farm-to-table catering to a whole new level.

17. The Barn at West Mountain Inn 


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Venue: The Barn at West Mountain Inn 

Location: Arlington, Vermont 

Guests: Up to 300 

For over 40 years The Barn at West Mountain Inn has been hosting weddings and celebrations, from intimate elopements to 300-person weekend affairs, on their beautiful Vermont property. The seclusion and beauty of the 150-acre mountainside setting with its breathtaking views, gardens and lawns, classic 100-year-old barn, 17 romantic guest rooms, creative farm-to-table dining, and personal service provide the best that Vermont has to offer. 

18. FERNBROOK FARMS


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Venue: Fernbrook Farms

Location: Chesterfield, New Jersey

The Inn at Fernbrook Farms is a very unique, all-inclusive wedding venue located in the heart of New Jersey Farm Country. The 3-story, 1750 Georgian manor house sits amid 230 acres of active farmland and is yours to do with as you wish on your wedding day. Their team is there to walk you through your wedding from your first visit to Fernbrook to your send-off the evening of your reception and help make sure that everything is just perfect for your special day. From natural landscapes and elaborate lighting schemes to beautiful table accents, large weddings, or small, the choice is yours for this memorable day.

19. Sainte Terre 


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Venue: Sainte Terre

Location: Benton, Louisiana 

Guests: Up to 250 

From intimate ceremonies to events of up to 250 guests, Sainte Terre offers a one-of-a-kind setting for an unforgettable wedding. With the perfect balance of farmhouse charm and modern luxury, weddings at Sainte Terre are elegant, understated, and personally tailored to your tastes and personality, creating a breathtaking experience that is a true reflection of you as a couple. From coordination and planning, menu & catering, cake, photography, florals, DJ & service staff to set-up and clean-up, they do it all! They've also recently announced their newest venue, The Stables at Sainte Terre. Set on over forty acres of rolling hills, The Stables will offer everything one expects from a Sainte Terre event…such as an elevated service experience, culinary excellence, and sophisticated style.

20. Roblar Farm


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Venue: Roblar Farm

Location: Santa Ynez, California

Guests: Up to 300

Located in the amazing Santa Barbara wine country, Roblar Farm is an 18-acre private estate with grassy pastures, rustic horse stables, and a spacious farmhouse with a pool and casita. Begin your celebration on the Pool Terrace for welcome drinks, followed by a Grand Lawn ceremony with sweeping views of the Santa Ynez Mountains. Then, treat your guests to a cocktail hour they'll never forget in the Winemaker Pergola, surrounded by a two-acre organic veggie garden bursting with seasonal produce, fruit trees, wildflowers, and - in the distance - the prettiest collection of farm hens you've ever seen. And if that's not enough, invite your guests to dinner, dancing, and an epic party in their stunning black Tuxedo Barn. The Farm accommodates up to 300 guests, with overnight accommodations featuring a spacious and private Bridal Suite in the main house. They offer a Weekend at the Farm, or a Weekend at Roblar package that adds a rehearsal dinner at their Winery next door for an unequaled Santa Ynez experience. The weekend is yours, make it one you'll never forget. 

21. Le MERIDIEN COLUMBUS, THE JOSEPH 


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Venue: Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph 

Location: Columbus, Ohio 

Guests: Up to 250 

Weddings at Le Meridien Columbus, The Joseph inspire, with stylish touches and romantic details sprinkled throughout every moment of your day. This boutique hotel takes wedding experiences to a new standard. The iconic art collection displayed throughout the event space makes it the perfect setting for weddings, welcome receptions, rehearsal dinners, and farewell brunches. Hotel wedding planners will celebrate your unique ideas and support your creative vision, working with you to curate the sights, sounds, flavors, and delightful experiences that will make your event truly memorable for you and your guests. Centrally located in the lively Short North Arts District, the hotel is a trending destination with great vibes for a weekend of celebrations! 

22. THE NEST AT RUTH FARMS 


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Venue: The Nest At Ruth Farms 

Location: Ponder, Texas 

Guests: Up to 300 

The Nest At Ruth Farms is a beautiful and brand new luxury wedding and event barn set on 6 acres of rolling hills tucked away in Ponder, TX. Located 45 minutes outside DFW, The Nest can accommodate up to 300 guests with the option of either a heavenly indoor or outdoor ceremony site with an indoor reception option! Their 8,000 sqft barn is a blank white slate, inside and out, with lots of windows to let in natural lighting (which your photographer will love)! Guests will be greeted by grand entrance mercury glass mirrored doors originally from France! They have spacious onsite bridal and groom’s suites as well as a full catering kitchen, a beautiful marble countertop service bar in the entry, an upstairs indoor balcony, and a Romeo and Juliet balcony outside. The Nest happily includes 300 white cross-back chairs and 32 60" round tables for your guests. They also provide one set up and one tear down of your tables and chairs at the end of the evening. They work with some of the best wedding vendors in the DFW area and would be happy to supply you with their preferred vendor list to help get the planning started!

23. MACRAY HARBOR 


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Venue: MacRay Harbor 

Location: Harrison Township, Michigan

Celebrate life’s special occasions at MacRay Harbor. At this beautiful waterfront venue, with their expert attention to detail, they take the stress out of weddings and their menus are tailored to your event.

24. LM STUDIO Chicago 


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Venue: LM Studio Chicago 

Location: Chicago, Illinois 

Guests: Up to 350 

Make your next event one to remember at LM Studio Chicago. The light-filled two-level atelier overlooking historic Michigan Ave. and Grant Park features an open floorplan, custom bar, and a modern design; the perfect setting for your special day. Each event at LM Studio is handled by their in-house caterer, LM Catering & Events. Founded in 2010 by Nicole and Stephan Outrequin Quaisser, LM Catering & Events is a part of LM Restaurant Group and provides full service catering to the Chicagoland area. Additionally, LM Catering & Events is the exclusive caterer and event management team at City View Loft, Lacuna Events by LM, and Kitchen Chicago. The LM Catering & Events team has worked to create a full-service approach at these three exclusive venues, in an effort to give clients the complete service they are accustomed to receiving at hotels but in one-of-a-kind settings.

25. DOUBLETREE SUITES SEATTLE AIRPORT 


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Venue: DoubleTree Suites Seattle Airport 

Location: Seattle, Washington 

Guests: Up to 600 

They are a full-service all-suite hotel and event center located in the shopping and entertainment district of Seattle’s Southside. They offer inviting settings for all the events surrounding your nuptials, including the ceremony, reception, bridal shower, and rehearsal dinner. Their rooms cater to all needs and their experienced team is ready to help with your plans and be with you every step of the way. Their wedding packages include everything you need; tables, chairs, linens, centerpieces, dancefloor, staging, food and beverage service, and suite-style accommodations all under one roof, so you can sit back and enjoy the moment.

26. Canyon Lake Cabins & Cottages

27 Unique Wedding Venues You Need To See

Venue: Canyon Lake Cabins & Cottages 

Location: Canyon Lake, Texas 

Guests: Up to 200 

Nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country between Austin and San Antonio lies a gem of a wedding venue, Canyon Lake Cabins & Cottages. With an outdoor ceremony area and indoor reception hall, they are the ideal venue any time of the year, and their five acres of outdoor space and hundreds of towering trees create the perfect emerald sky. The outdoor ceremony area has the backdrop of Canyon Lake, cool breezes, gorgeous sunsets, ample seating space, all highlighted by gentle bistro lights in the trees. It all adds up to an ideal spot for couples and guests during the day and a stunning star-filled sky at night. Their climate-controlled reception hall accommodates up to 200 guests, with exposed beams, a vaulted ceiling, and romantic twinkle lights. The reception hall has a large caterer's kitchen, stage, plenty of room for a dance floor, and multiple restrooms. A covered patio with farmhouse tables offers additional seating, and the covered porch provides a great view of Canyon Lake. Couples can utilize their decor room, with reception supplies to borrow as well as rent, from linens to backdrops and much more, choose your own vendors, then meet their onsite coordinators to create your best day ever. All of their wedding packages include a wedding cottage for the couple, and their popular 48-hour package gives you time to relax. To fully create your Hill Country destination wedding weekend, your guests can stay in their selection of cabins, allowing them to spend time with family and friends and enjoy their pool, sand volleyball court, playground, grills, picnic tables, hammocks, fire pit and games area.

27. Broomfield Community Center


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Venue: Broomfield Community Center

Location: Broomfield, Colorado

Guests: Up to 280

The Lakeshore Room is a favorite for weddings in Broomfield with sweeping lake views, sparkling hardwood floors, a covered patio, and kitchen access, all at an affordable price. The 4,300 square foot Lakeshore Room offers a breathtaking setting for your next special event. The Lakeshore room can be rented as one space, which can accommodate up to 280 guests or three small smaller spaces. Guests who reserve the whole Lakeshore room will have the option of a banquet package which includes, AV set up, an event attendant, an outdoor patio that overlooks Brunner Reservoir, optional reservation of the Lakeshore Kitchen, which includes 3,000 sq ft of state of the art culinary equipment and walk-in refrigerators and freezers, and optional additional reservation of the Lakeshore Terrace, Lobby, or Fireside Lounge–the perfect location for a cocktail hour or small ceremony.

28. FLYING DIAMOND EVENTS


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 Venue: Flying Diamond Events

Location: Steamboat Springs, Colorado

When you walk into the wedding site at the Flying Diamond Ranch, you’ll feel the rush of fresh mountain air and the tranquility of the forest with the sound of aspen leaves rustling in the breeze. The Flying Diamond Ranch wedding venue is surrounded by thousands of acres of mountain ranch lands, for very private outdoor weddings just 15 minutes from Steamboat Springs. Our experienced and kind wedding team assists you and your vendors to produce incredible, unique wedding days. This uniquely Colorado mountain wedding venue includes elegant wedding tents with flooring, designer lighting and endless amenities and details to delight for luxury weddings ensconced in the serenity of enchanting natural forests. The Flying Diamond Ranch can accommodate weddings up to 280 guests without additional tenting. Steamboat Springs weddings are always memorable, filled with incredible spirit and energy, love, and heart-warming moments. Now booking for 2023 weddings and beyond.

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